EIN 46-3155025

Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies (ASOP)

IRS 501(c) type
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Promote global policies and programs for improved patient safety involving Online distribution of pharmaceutical products. Promotion of policies for improved patient safety especially related to online distribution of pharmaceutical products.
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Program areas at ASOP

Consumer education. Asop continued to invest resources to better develop the available data and research related to consumer and healthcare provider behavior and utilization of Online Pharmacies and internet-based healthcare services. Results from studies were circulated to key policymakers and stakeholders, and used to engage with media, to highlight the lack of awareness and misconception american consumers have of purchasing drugs Online. The significant findings from the survey were included in 10 media pieces and emphasized in over 30 interviews in which asop participated. Asop tracked the de-indexing of domain names on search engine platforms pursuant to fda warning letters with concurrent reviews of the availability and accessibility of potentially counterfeit or substandard products via social media platforms. The findings were shared in various meetings to help key agencies consider a search engine approach to strengthen their ability to take enforcement action against websites mentioned in warning letters.legislative advocacy of legislation which would decrease illegal Online drug sales. Asop advised and educated partners and stakeholder organizations (including patients, caregivers, healthcare providers, members of the pharmaceutical supply and distribution chain, regulators, and policymakers) of the risks associated with illegal Online Pharmacies and threats associated with the importation of prescription drugs from foreign countries. Asop issued 24 press releases and statements on federal actions related to drug importation, access to whois data, fake covid-19 Online scams, and more. Asop joined two coalitions with similar policy priorities and participated in advancing the groups' aligned goals and mission. By engaging in roundtable discussions with multi-disciplinary stakeholders, asop had the opportunity to raise the existing supply chain threats and consumer harms to broader and diverse audiences. Educate global health regulators through a series of briefings. Asop actively engaged in domestic and international forums to educate stakeholders and regulators on Safe Online pharmacy practices, compliance with domestic and international law and practice standards, and development of robust legal and regulatory schemes aimed at ensuring public health and patient safety. Beyond continued engagement with domestic regulators and policymakers, asop engaged with key stakeholders in canada, the eu, and other areas to provide policy briefings and relevant information to these partners.

Financials for ASOP

RevenuesFYE 12/2021
Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,434,039
Program services$434,407
Investment income and dividends$0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$1,868,446

Form 990s for ASOP

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-12-01990OView PDF
2018-122020-01-09990OView PDF
2017-122018-12-18990OView PDF
2016-122017-12-14990OView PDF
2015-122016-09-07990OView PDF
...and 2 more Form 990s
Data update history
February 4, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
September 30, 2020
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2018
June 7, 2020
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
December 18, 2018
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2017
December 14, 2017
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2016
Nonprofit Types
Civic / social organizationsPublic sector nonprofitsHeadquarter / parent organizations
EducationLand and water conservationEnvironmentHuman servicesPublic safetyPublic policy
ReligiousMembershipsPolitical advocacyOperates internationallyState / local levelNo full-time employees
General information
1500 K St NW Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
District of Columbia, DC
(202) 312-7438
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
W20: Government and Public Administration
NAICS code, primary
813410: Civic and Social Organizations
Parent/child status
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